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A New Read

A new Children’s Book by the Revd David Ackerman Vicar of St John’s Church, Kensal Green In December 2019, as St Johns welcomed six new bells, a children’s play took place based on the names of the saints to whom [...]

2020-10-20T13:29:55+00:00september 2020 articles|

Touching place

SS ANDREW AND BARTHOLOMEW, ASHLEWORTH, GLOS. You pick out the 14th c. spire from a distance; it is only when you get closer that you are struck by the ensemble of the church, 15th c. manor house (Ashleworth Court) and [...]

2020-10-20T13:29:01+00:00september 2020 articles|

Faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on serving the Church’s Catholicity and Holiness We catholic Anglicans have been given a race to run which we must win. Despite the fragmentation of our Church and the odds that seem against us, let us not despair [...]

2020-10-20T13:28:14+00:00september 2020 articles|

September Diary

Thurifer is seeking entertainment and a smattering of political intrigue One of the highlights of lockdown was a Virtual Evensong in May imaginatively created by The Rodolfus Foundation and the Friends of Cathedral Music. It was a well-chosen selection of [...]

2020-10-20T13:27:40+00:00september 2020 articles|


There’s often a story behind isolated churches. Fawsley church (1: Northants) stands isolated in the park of the former Hall. Not always so, it once served the villagers who lived close round it. Towards the end of the 15th century, [...]

2020-10-20T13:27:09+00:00september 2020 articles|

Angelorum Custodum

John Gayford introduces the Guardian Angels Angels are heavenly beings created by God whose function is to serve and do his will. Guardian Angels are assigned by God to watch over souls (and even bodies) of individuals, groups and churches, [...]

2020-10-20T13:26:35+00:00september 2020 articles|

Letter to the Editor

From Fr Michael Blackman Sir, I found it ironic that you mentioned the treatment meted out to BAME people and the Windrush generation in your editorial (July/August edition) as you extolled the virtue of hope in response to the challenges [...]

2020-10-20T13:25:24+00:00september 2020 articles|
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